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FGS Launches FinTech Market Intelligence Platform Maple

September 17, 2019

For over three years, FinTech Growth Syndicate (“FGS”) has been helping innovators create, test and validate new products in the market. We have helpe...


Myth: Innovation is Expensive

August 27, 2019

To innovate or not to innovate. This is a pressing question for many companies in today’s exponentially changing digital consumer-centric world....


Canada’s Challenger Banks: Fueling Incumbent Innovation

July 16, 2019

With Open Banking coming to Canada, there has been an increasing shift towards openness; where consumers and not traditional institutions, are in cont...


Top Takeaways from Canada Fintech Forum

November 1, 2018

As my train speeds toward Ottawa, I’m collecting my thoughts after a packed two and a half days in Montreal for the 2018 FinTech Forum. I’m recalling ...


FinTech Growth Syndicate Partners with to help Incumbents Adopt AI Technologies

October 30, 2018

FinTech Growth Syndicate, Canada’s FinTech and innovation experts, is excited to announce a partnership with, experts in applied AI based ...


Celero Partners with Business Accelerator to Strengthen FinTech Strategy

October 26, 2018

Celero is excited to announce a partnership with FinTech Growth Syndicate (FGS), Canada’s premier FinTech engagement firm, to bring thought leadership...


Featuring Design Thinking Enabler: Ramy Nassar

July 4, 2018

What makes you a Design Thinking Enabler?I’m passionate about Design Thinking and how shifting our collective mindsets to be more customer-centric can...


Featuring Customer Experience Aficionado: Carol Richardson

June 28, 2018

 What makes you a FinTech expert?Throughout my career in enterprise software – having worked for some of the largest software companies as well ...


Featuring FinTech Building & Investor: Karl Sigerist

May 7, 2018

What makes you a FinTech expert? In the early 80’s I was asked by a major Canadian bank to explore  them utilize facsimile machines (an industry first...


Top Payment Influencers to Follow on Twitter

May 2, 2018

This list was compiled by Jay Palter Social Advisory. It is based on an analysis of Twitter audience and engagement globally on the topic of payments....


Featuring Digital Banking & Payments Expert: Scott Lapstra

April 30, 2018

What makes you a Digital Banking & Payments Expert?I have been working in payments technology and digital banking now for about 15 years and have ...


Featuring Brand Engineering Expert: Philippe Garneau

April 24, 2018

What makes you a brand engineering expert?I am an idealist. I believe great brands are causes. When my firm created ING DIRECT,, Intact Ins...


Featuring Sales & Marketing Leader: Gary Fearnall

April 16, 2018

What makes you a Sales & Marketing Leader?I am still learning but have a few years of experience working in a variety of sales environments, build...


Featuring Communications Expert: Jacqui D’eon

April 12, 2018

What makes you an Communications Expert?There aren’t very many communications professionals who have engineering degrees. My problem-solving skills al...


A Real-time Account of Friction in Customer Experience

December 20, 2017

A little while ago, we had to renew our business insurance policy and were given a new rate from our existing provider that was 3 times the previous y...